Monday, 19th June 2017

Offshore
46 Common Scoters west, 12 Gannets, 1 Little Tern west and 30 Sandwich Terns. Also 5 Bottle-nosed Dolphins, 3 Harbour Porpoises and 3 Atlantic Grey Seals.
 
 Gannets

Visible Migration 
2 Grey Herons high north-east.

Others 
3 Ringed Plovers and 1 Grey Wagtail.

Sunday, 18th June 2017

Offshore
40 Common Scoters east, 8 Gannets and 23 Sandwich Terns.

Visible Migration 
2 Curlews west.

Others
4 Ringed Plovers, 3 Turnstones, 1 Stock Dove and 1 Grey Wagtail.

Ringing
Two 3J Cetti's Warblers, 4 Reed Warblers, 1 Blackbird and 5 Goldfinch.
 
 Cetti's Warbler

Saturday, 17th June 2017

The lack of recent postings is due to the fact that IG and SE have been away from the Obs.

Offshore 
15 Shelducks east, 19 Common Scoters west, 4 Manx Shearwaters east, 11 Gannets west and 6 Sandwich Terns.

Visible Migration 
1 Little Egret west offshore and 6 Curlews west.

Others
4 Ringed Plovers and 5 Turnstones.
 
 Turnstone

Ringing
1 Sedge Warbler and 2 Reed Warblers.

Thursday, 8th June 2017

Offshore 
14 Common Scoters west, 3 Manx Shearwaters west, 9 Gannets west, 1 Great Crested Grebe west and 2 Sandwich Terns west.

Others
4 Ringed Plovers, 3 Turnstones and 7 Sanderlings.
 
 Sanderlings

Wednesday, 7th June 2017

Offshore 
12 Common Scoters west, 6 Fulmars west, 19 Manx Shearwaters west, 96 Gannets west, 1 Great Crested Grebe west, 1 Arctic Skua west, 2 Guillemots west, 3 Sandwich Terns west and 3 Kittiwakes west.

Others
6 Turnstones and 19 Sanderlings.
 
 Turnstone

Tuesday, 6th June 2017

Unseasonally gales force winds and heavy rain produced some good seawatching today. The highlight was a very close in Sooty Shearwater which flew slowly west along the promenade at 10:38. It came so close IG lost it behind the Marine Lake embankment !

Offshore
27 Common Scoters west, 11 Fulmar west, 86 Manx Shearwaters west, 1 Sooty Shearwater west, 164 Gannets west, 1 Arctic Skua west, 1 Great Skua west, 1 Guillemot west, 10 Sandwich Tern west and 8 Kittiwakes west.

Monday, 5th June 2017

Offshore 
6 Common Scoters west, 2 Gannets west and 3 Sandwich Terns.

Others 
4 Ringed Plovers and 3 Sanderlings.
 
 House Martin